A text-based interactive discussion.
An electronic message sent from one user to another on a network or the Internet.
Network Access Point (NAP)—
A facility that connects Internet backbone networks.
An online bulletin board where users with a common interest can post messages and receive responses.
A client application that participates in a newsgroup.
Point of Presence (POP)—
An attachment point to the Internet leased by an ISP.
World Wide Web—
A client/server process that uses the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).